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1911 Advertisement - Weehawken Lumber Company

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This advertisement appeared in the West Hoboken 50th Anniversary Journal issued in 1911. George Louis Kramer was agent for the Weehawken Lumber Company which was located at Palisade Avenue and Union Street (37th Street).

1911 Advertisement/Map of West Hoboken

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This advertisement for George B. Bergkamp appeared in the West Hoboken 50th Anniversary Journal issued in 1911 and shows a map of West Hoboken in days of yore as well as 'now' in 1911.

1912: Burr - Hamilton Duel Ground Is Not Now on the Map

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This is a newspaper article from 1912 (copyrighted by the Continental Newspaper Syndicate and written by Frank H. Brooks). Given some information on an advertisement on the back of the page, this seems to be from a San Francisco newspaper.

1914 West Hoboken Observers Baseball Team

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Undated newspaper photograph of the 1914 Observers, a baseball team organized in the Lossberg section of West Hoboken. Players (except for 2) and manager are identified.

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1921 Calendar - 19th Street Methodist Episcopal Church

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This promotional calendar from the 19th Street Methodist Episcopal Church features a picture of the very earnest looking Reverend A. L. DeWire.  

1921 Erie Railroad Fire Report

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A 17-page report of the November 3-4, 1921 Erie Railroad Fire at the Weehawken Terminal. The report was published on November 30, 1921.

1930s View of O&W Piers

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1930s view of the coal piers of the Ontario and Western Railway terminal with the New York City skyline beyond. From Marine Line Equipment - January-September 1992, published by the Ontario and Western Railway Historical Society.

1937 Drug Co Fire Newsreel Stills

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On September 15, 1937, an electrical accident at the S.B. Penick and Company mixing plant sparked a major fire, visible for miles around. More than 100 employees were evacuated with 20 injuries reported and 600 students at PS 1 (the Lincoln School)…

1938 Basketball Belt Buckle

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This brass belt buckle is inscribed: 1938 W.W.H.S. J.V. Champs and has a picture of a basketball player. I assume that WWHS is Woodrow Wilson High School and JV is Junior Varsity.

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1939 World's Fair Information Booth

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Black and white photograph from Mayor Meister's scrapbook, showing a manned information booth outside the Lincoln Tunnel, in the shape of the Trylon and Perisphere, symbols of the 1939 fair.